COHESION IN ESSAY WRITING: A Study at Fourth Semester Students of English Education State Islamic University of Raden Intan Lampung in the Academic Year of 2016/2017

Sabadini, Fillza (2018) COHESION IN ESSAY WRITING: A Study at Fourth Semester Students of English Education State Islamic University of Raden Intan Lampung in the Academic Year of 2016/2017. Undergraduate thesis, UIN Raden Intan Lampung.

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Abstract

This research discusses about cohesion in essay writing at fourth semester student of English Education State Islamic University of Raden Intan Lampung.The objectives of this research are to analyze and describe the types of cohesion and to interpret the occurring types of cohesion in 26 essays written by fourth semester English Student at English Education Department in UIN Raden Intan Lampung. This study applied descriptive qualitative method. The data were in the form of sentences and were collected by note taking. The instrument was the researcher herself. The data were analyzed using the categorization of cohesion, namely lexical and grammatical cohesion proposed by Halliday and Hasan. The population of this research were students’ essay with 231 sentences regarded as the sample of the research. The sample taken by using purposive sampling technique. The findings showed that reference appeared to be the most frequent types of all subcategories of cohesion. There were 508 instances of reference, or 36,4 % of the total occurrences. Based on the findings, it could be concluded that the students’ essays analyzed in this research predominant use of grammatical cohesive device than lexical cohesive device. In the context of language teaching, the findings suggested that teachers should be able to make use of their knowledge about cohesion in selecting the texts as teaching materials. Keywords: Discourse Analysis, Essay Writing, Grammatical Cohesion, Lexical Cohesion.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: LAYANAN PERPUSTAKAAN UINRIL REFERENSI
Date Deposited: 14 May 2018 04:12
Last Modified: 14 May 2018 04:12
URI: http://repository.radenintan.ac.id/id/eprint/3585

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